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Fredericktown, OH 

Saturday, October 1, 2016
12-4 p.m.

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Jacob and Elizabeth Coleman of Sweet Grass Dairy have been operating a diversified pasture-based dairy for more than three years. Hear how the Colemans are building their soil with about 60 pastured dual-purpose cows and how they raise grass-fed beef, pastured pork, pastured eggs and meat chickens, and pastured Thanksgiving turkeys for direct market and herdshare sales. Learn about multi-species grazing, dairy calf rearing, grazing management, milking, and marketing, and observe cows, chickens, turkeys, and hogs on pasture. Homemade ice cream may be available for a small fee.

Registration: To register, call (814) 758-2708 or email jacob@sweetgrassdairyofohio.com by September 20.

This tour is one of 21 farm tours and workshops OEFFA is offering this summer as part of the 2016 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. In total, the series features 32 farm tours and 10 educational workshops, offered in partnership with The Ohio State University Extension Sustainable Agriculture Team, Advancing Eco Agriculture, Ashtabula Local Food Council, Columbus Agrarian Society, and Our Harvest Research and Education Institute. All tours and workshops are free and open to the public and do not require pre-registration unless otherwise noted. For more information about the series, go to http://www.oeffa.org/q/2016farmtours.

Location:
Sweet Grass Dairy
6049 Bryant Rd.
Fredericktown, OH 43019

Contact:
Eric Pawlowski / (614) 421-2022 /

http://www.oeffa.org/q/2016farmtours

 

Sunbury, OH 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Make jam with Glass Rooster Cannery while you learn to put up your harvest in a water bath canning lesson!

We will offer a variety of fruit and creative add-ins to create your own signature jar of jam.

Taste your way through samples as we discuss the ins and outs of the process of water bath canning, then get ready for a hands-on lesson.

Each participant takes home a jar of jam.

Cost: $49.00 per person

Location:
Glass Rooster Cannery
1673 South State Route 605
Sunbury, OH 43074

Contact:
Glass Rooster Cannery / 614-499-2958 /

http://glassroostercannery.com/class-registration/we-can-water-bath-canning-101-19/

 

Sunbury, OH 

Thursday, October 6, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Fermented foods offer a world of health benefits and gourmet options!

Join Glass Rooster Cannery for a discussion on the benefits of fermentation as a preservation method. Together, we will explore a variety of gourmet tastes in a fermented dinner and learn how to make your own batches of fermentation.

Plan on taking fermentation starters home to care for and enjoy.

Cost: $75.00 per person

Location:
Glass Rooster Cannery
1673 South State Route 605
Sunbury, OH 43074

Contact:
Glass Rooster Cannery / 614-499-2958 /

http://glassroostercannery.com/class-registration/fermentation-for-health-12/

 

North Bend, OH 

Sunday, October 9, 2016
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Carriage House Farm presents it's farm-to-table dinner series featuring a wide selection of Cincinnati's finest chefs.

Each dinner will reflect the personality of the chef(s) and the seasonality of the ingredients available on the farm.

Up to thirteen guests will enjoy an intimate open air-dinner of multiple courses on Carriage House Farm's dinning terrace. Chefs will prepare the food on a wood-fired oven and grill in full view of the guests.

This dinner, No. 12, will feature mid-Autumn items, prepared by Chefs Dana Scott Adkins and Jason Louda of the Meatball Kitchen.

Alcohol is not served.

Ticket holders will be presented a menu from which they can pair their own drink selections which they are welcome and encouraged to bring to the dinner.

Location:
Carriage House Farm LLC
10251 Miamiview Road
North Bend, OH 45052

Contact:
Carriage House Farm, Richard Stewart / (513) 967-1106 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-on-farm-dinner-series-dinner-no-12-tickets-21415167342

 

Sunbury, OH 

Thursday, October 13, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join Glass Rooster Cannery and make your own fresh mozzarella cheese!

Learn simple techniques to produce a plain, salted loaf of creamy goodness or spice things up by adding aromatic herbs and spices. Then, our cheese will become the centerpiece as we sample hors d'ouervers and choose the class' favorite combination.

Leave with your cheese, recipes and the confident ability to master mozzarella at home.

Cost: $55.00 per person

Location:
Glass Rooster Cannery
1673 South State Route 605
Sunbury, OH 43074

Contact:
Glass Rooster Cannery / 614-499-2958 /

http://glassroostercannery.com/class-registration/mozzarella-cheese-making-9/

 

Peninsula, OH 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 through Sunday, October 16, 2016
9:00 am

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The Spicy Lamb Farm is honored to host the fifth annual Cuyahoga Valley Sheep Dog Trials.

These sanctioned Open, Ranch, & Pro-Novice trials of the United States Border Collie Handler's Association (USBCHA) are a competition in which herding dogs move sheep around a field, fences, gates, or enclosures as directed by their handlers. The trials begin each day at 9am with Open (advanced dogs and handlers) competing first. The Ranch and Pro-Novice classes follows until all entries run in the afternoon. Handlers and judges will break for a lunch. Bring a folding chair and dress for the weather. This event is rain or shine.

Tickets can be ordered in advance for one or both days. $10 for adults and $5 for children. Lunches can be ordered to each or both days in advance.

SPONSOR A SHEEP DOG AT THE CUYAHOGA VALLEY SHEEP DOG TRIALS : We're offering sheepdog sponsorships for the 2015 Cuyahoga Valley Sheep Dog Trials. Each of the dogs will get a sponsor to support. Dog supporters will be randomly assigned a dog after the running order is established. You can request a dog and we'll do everything possible to pair you with your favorite athlete. Cost: $100/dog Sponsor a Sheep Dog

Location:
The Spicy Lamb Farm
6560 Akron-Peninsula Road
Peninsula, OH 44264

Contact:
Michael Minnig / 330-657-2012 /

http://www.thespicylamb.com/cuyahoga-valley-sheep-dog-trials/17475905

 

North Bend, OH 

Sunday, October 16, 2016
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Carriage House Farm presents it's farm-to-table dinner series featuring a wide selection of Cincinnati's finest chefs.

Each dinner will reflect the personality of the chef(s) and the seasonality of the ingredients available on the farm.

Up to thirteen guests will enjoy an intimate open air-dinner of multiple courses on Carriage House Farm's dinning terrace. Chefs will prepare the food on a wood-fired oven and grill in full view of the guests.

This dinner, No. 13, will feature mid-Autumn items, prepared by Chef Jackson Rouse of The Rookwood.

Alcohol is not served.

Ticket holders will be presented a menu from which they can pair their own drink selections which they are welcome and encouraged to bring to the dinner.

Location:
Carriage House Farm LLC
10251 Miamiview Road
North Bend, OH 45052

Contact:
Carriage House Farm, Richard Stewart / (513) 967-1106 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-on-farm-dinner-series-dinner-no-13-tickets-22719043270

 

Sunbury, OH 

Thursday, October 20, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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When do you use the pressure canner and when is it safe to water bath?

Join Glass Rooster Cannery in a class discussing the history, safety and science behind pressure canning with a hands-on lesson making fresh stew and pressure canning it to create a safe shelf product for your pantry.

We will eat a meal with the hearty soup we create while you get your questions answered.

Each participant takes home a jar of soup.

Cost: $59.00 per person

Location:
Glass Rooster Cannery
1673 South State Route 605
Sunbury, OH 43074

Contact:
Glass Rooster Cannery / 614-499-2958 /

http://glassroostercannery.com/class-registration/we-can-pressure-canning-101-15/

 

The Plains, OH 

Friday, October 21, 2016
6 pm

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Community Food Initiatives, invites the public to the Harvest Dinner, an annual fundraiser celebrating fresh local food for all in SE Ohio. The dinner will feature a delectable meal prepared by local chefs, Christine Hughes and Bob O'Neil, owners of the Village Bakery Cafe, and will include a live performance by Word of Mouth Jazz Band. The night will start off with appetizers and a cash bar while the band plays. The cost of a ticket is on a sliding scale.

Location:
Eclipse Company Store
11309 Jackson Dr
The Plains, OH

Contact:
Community Food Initiatives / 740-593-5971 /

http://www.communityfoodinitiatives.org/harvestdinner/

 

Columbus, OH 

Thursday, October 27, 2016
12:00-2:00 pm

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Join Edible Columbus and The Seasoned Farmhouse for a panel discussion and lunch that will bring together producers, artisans, chefs, restaurateurs, institutional food system managers, distributors, and consumers to continue to deepen the conversation on using food from local producers and artisans on the plates of more central Ohioans.

The event aims to be a communal think tank with dynamic interaction between participants to gather input on thoughts on the future of local food sourcing in our community and the support needed to enable growth.

Executive Chef Bill Glover will utilize local ingredients to craft a three-course lunch, to be served at noon.

Panelists will engage in discussion and attendees are welcome to submit questions before or during the event.

The organizers hope that this event will serve as a start of the conversation with possible future community gatherings, workshops, field trips, or virtual meetings.

Doors open at 11:30 am. Lunch served at noon

Location:
Gallerie Bar & Bistro Hilton Columbus Downtown
401 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Contact:
Claire Hoppens, Edible Columbus / 614-296-5053 /

http://www.ediblecolumbus.com

 

Sunbury, OH 

Thursday, October 27, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Join Glass Rooster Cannery and make jam while you learn to put up your harvest in a water bath canning lesson!

We will offer a variety of fruit and creative add-ins to create your own signature jar of jam.

Taste your way through samples as we discuss the ins and outs of the process of water bath canning, then get ready for a hands-on lesson.

Each participant takes home a jar of jam.

Cost: $49.00 per person

Location:
Glass Rooster Cannery
1673 South State Route 605
Sunbury, OH 43074

Contact:
Glass Rooster Cannery / 614-499-2958 /

http://glassroostercannery.com/class-registration/we-can-water-bath-canning-101-20/

 

North Bend, OH 

Sunday, October 30, 2016
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Carriage House Farm presents it's farm-to-table dinner series featuring a wide selection of Cincinnati's finest chefs.

Each dinner will reflect the personality of the chef(s) and the seasonality of the ingredients available on the farm.

Up to thirteen guests will enjoy an intimate open air-dinner of multiple courses on Carriage House Farm's dinning terrace. Chefs will prepare the food on a wood-fired oven and grill in full view of the guests.

This dinner, No. 15, will feature mid-autumn items, prepared by Chef Stephen Williams of Bouquet Restaraunt and Wine Bar.

Alcohol is not served.

Ticket holders will be presented a menu from which they can pair their own drink selections which they are welcome and encouraged to bring to the dinner.

Location:
Carriage House Farm LLC
10251 Miamiview Road
North Bend, OH 45052

Contact:
Carriage House Farm, Richard Stewart / (513) 967-1106 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-on-farm-dinner-series-dinner-no-15-tickets-21893524120

 

Sunbury, OH 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Join Glass Rooster Cannery and make jam while you learn to put up your harvest in a water bath canning lesson!

We will offer a variety of fruit and creative add-ins to create your own signature jar of jam.

Taste your way through samples as we discuss the ins and outs of the process of water bath canning, then get ready for a hands-on lesson.

Each participant takes home a jar of jam.

Cost: $49.00 per person

Location:
Glass Rooster Cannery
1673 South State Route 605
Sunbury, OH 43074

Contact:
Glass Rooster Cannery / 614-499-2958 /

http://glassroostercannery.com/class-registration/we-can-water-bath-canning-101-21/

 

Sunbury, OH 

Thursday, November 3, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Fermented foods offer a world of health benefits and gourmet options!

Join Glass Rooster Cannery for a discussion on the benefits of fermentation as a preservation method. Together, we will explore a variety of gourmet tastes in a fermented dinner and learn how to make your own batches of fermentation.

Plan on taking fermentation starters home to care for and enjoy.

Cost: $75.00 per person

Location:
Glass Rooster Cannery
1673 South State Route 605
Sunbury, OH 43074

Contact:
Glass Rooster Cannery / 614-499-2958 /

http://glassroostercannery.com/class-registration/fermentation-for-health-13/

 

Peninsula, OH 

Saturday, November 5, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Come and throw your pumpkins with Spicy Lamb Farm to the sheep as treats (no Jack-o-Lanterns please).

Admission is one pumpkin per person. Enjoy early holiday discounts on our products and gift certificates.

Location:
The Spicy Lamb Farm
6560 Akron-Peninsula Road
Peninsula, OH 44264

Contact:
Laura DeYoung Minnig / 330-657-2012 /

http://www.thespicylamb.com/pumpkin-chunkin1

 

North Bend, OH 

Sunday, November 6, 2016
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Carriage House Farm presents it's farm-to-table dinner series featuring a wide selection of Cincinnati's finest chefs.

Each dinner will reflect the personality of the chef(s) and the seasonality of the ingredients available on the farm.

Up to thirteen guests will enjoy an intimate open air-dinner of multiple courses on Carriage House Farm's dinning terrace. Chefs will prepare the food on a wood-fired oven and grill in full view of the guests.

This dinner, No. 16, will feature mid-autumn items, prepared by Chef Mike Florea of Maribelle's Eat + Drink.

Alcohol is not served.

Ticket holders will be presented a menu from which they can pair their own drink selections which they are welcome and encouraged to bring to the dinner.

Location:
Carriage House Farm LLC
10251 Miamiview Road
North Bend, OH 45052

Contact:
Carriage House Farm, Richard Stewart / (513) 967-1106 /

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-on-farm-dinner-series-dinner-no-16-tickets-21891522132

 

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Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
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Columbus OH 43214

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